Japan Shows Willingness to Redress Over Korean Forced Labor in WWII

Japan Shows Willingness to Redress Over Korean Forced Labor in WWII

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Korea and Japan neighborlinessMitsubishi has agreed to begin negotiations for compensation with Korean women who were forced to work for the company during World War II, when their country was under Japanese occupation.

Also, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku recently said that private lawsuits by victims forced to labor for the Japanese military, “must be solved through a political decision aimed at improving relations between Korea and Japan.” The comments hint at the possibility of a government-led effort to compensate victims.

(READ the story at Korea’s Chosun.com)

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